The plant is potted in 6 inch plastic Pot
Description for Hamelia patens Dwarf
Hamelia patens shrub may be grown as a perennial, it is evergreen. Firebush is a showy, fast-growing, semi-woody evergreen shrub that can get up to 3 tall under ideal conditions. It has whorled leaves, usually with three but occasionally as many as seven at each node. It will bloom year-round under favorable condition.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Firebush, Scarletbush||Orange to Orange-Red||Summer||Up to 3 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Best planting season of this plant is in monsoon season. This can grow well in the ground as well as the pot. Use potting mix as the soil, vermicompost, and coco peat (1:1:1).
|Full Sun||Sandy loam soil||Moderately||20 to 35 degree C||Apply any organic fertilizer.|
Caring for Hamelia patens Dwarf
- Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil is dry.
- Grow in full to partial sunlight.
- Prune the plant for maintaining the plant height and shape.
Typical uses of Hamelia patens Dwarf
Special features: Throughout the year, firebush produces showy terminal clusters (cymes) of bright reddish-orange or scarlet tubular flowers.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for the ornamental purpose.